Masterpieces by a trio of timeless composers – Brahms, Beethoven, and Schumann – will be celebrated in Augustana College's February 23 concert event German Giants, the second WVIK/QCSO Signature Series event in the radio station's and Quad City Symphony Orchestra's 2019 season, and a musical testament to the skills of Marian Lee on piano and Naha Greenholtz on violin.

A five-piece ensemble that, according to WSUM.org, “incorporates rock, bluegrass, jazz, and a little folk, creating nothing but an upbeat atmosphere,” the Chicago-based musicians of Old Shoe play Davenport's Redstone Room on February 23 in support of their most recent release Country Home, a compilation of 13 original tracks praised by GratefulWeb.com for the songs' ability to “paint a diverse landscape of American life.”

Winnipeg-based dream-pop crew Lev Snowe and Peoria's psych-rock band The Golden Fleece bill together at Rock Island's Rozz-Tox on Sunday, February 24.

NYC-based brother-brother-sister trio Bailen lands at the Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel for a Moeller Nights concert on February 24. While the siblings’ natural synergy as vocalists makes for some thrilling group harmonies and trade-off leads, the band's collective sense of arrangement and production proves to be just as striking.

The first Moeller Nights Fest, previously known as GAS Fest, lands at The Rust Belt in Moline from February 14 to 16, and its stacked lineup covers a spectrum of contemporary rock, country, and singer/songwriter fare in step with Sean Moeller’s homespun yet progressive curatorial inclinations.

This Valentine' Day, the atmosphere in Davenport's Redstone Room will be both very cool and very hot thanks to the guests in Great Sounds Promotions' annual Smooth Jazz Valentines Concert, with the February 14 lineup boasting acclaimed R&B and jazz vocalist/pianist James Lloyd and saxophone master Elan Trotman.

On February 16, a bona-fide country-rock superstar takes the stage at Davenport's Rhythm City Casino Resort with the arrival of Gretchen Wilson, the multi-platinum-selling, Grammy-winning singer/songwriter and guitarist who has landed 13 singles on Billboard's country charts and has sold in excess of eight million records worldwide.

For the group's first concerts of 2019, the professional vocal ensemble the Nova Singers will celebrate The Human Heart in song on February 16 and 17 – a post-Valentine's Day weekend filled with glorious choral arrangements brought to life via the directorial talents of Dr. Laura Lane and the Nova Singers' 22 gifted vocalists.

An area great that Jazz News calls “exceptionally illuminating,” trumpet and flugelhorn master Manny Lopez performs with his Manny Lopez Septet in the latest event in Polyrhythms' Third Sunday Jazz Workshop & Matinée Series, the musicians' February 17 Redstone Room concert treating fans to the singular jazz stylings that have thrilled local audiences for more than four decades.

With Glide magazine calling the musician “effortlessly cool” and “a tried and true blues rocker hell-bent on getting the job done,” Patrick Sweany serves as the February 17 headliner at Davenport's Rhythm City Casino Resort, performing in support of his 2018 album Ancient Noise that American Songwriter awarded four stars and raves for the artist's “gritty honesty” and “wired, emotional playing and singing.”

Pages